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My take: 'Atheist' isn't a dirty word, congresswoman
This is probably because the American electorate views both Muslims and atheists more unfavorably than they do other groups: According to a Gallup poll released in June, only 58% of Americans would vote for a “generally well-qualified” Muslim candidate ...
Religion Survives National Day of Reason
Washington Free Beacon
The national celebration was the latest contretemps in the 131-year-old battle between theists and atheists since Nietzsche pronounced God dead in 1882. The National Day of Reason was instituted directly to challenge the National Day of Prayer, which ...
An Atheist Muslim's Perspective on the 'Root Causes' of Islamist Jihadism and ...
The recent attack on "new atheists" like Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and the late Christopher Hitchens by Nathan Lean and Murtaza Hussain have been endorsed by renowned liberal writers like Glenn Greenwald, who has also recently joined a chorus of ...
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I’m in Arizona, on my way to Orange County, but that doesn’t stop me: I’ve given my students a take home final exam. I wouldn’t want them to be bored over finals week, you know.
1. In the last lecture, I tried to give you a little context, and explained that a dynamic picture of biology would include evolution, ecology, and development, all subdisciplines that deal with change over time. You’re all upper level students; explain to me how developmental biology fits into the perspective on biology that your experience here at UMM has given you so far. Are there pieces you wish our curriculum emphasized more? Why?
2. We’ve spent most of the semester talking about animals — as it currently stands, evo-devo has an unfortunately limited emphasis on metazoans, with an occasional nod to higher plants. Explore a little deeper. What would an evo-devo of fungi, or bacteria, or protists talk about? Is the toolkit we’ve been talking about truly universal? Give me a brief precis of the developmental principles for any other kingdom.
3. Imagine that after you graduate, you find yourself in an unexpected job: you’re working in university press office or as a science journalist. You have to explain scientific research to the public every day. What general principles would guide you? These should be ideas about ethics, effective communication, psychology, etc. in addition to purely scientific concerns. Tell me what standards you’d have to become a great reporter of science.
There. That should make them think.
Regaining religious faith: Why would an Atheist return to church?
DeBaptize Last night at Caffeinated Godlessness, we discussed the reasons why someone that came from a church might return. What would it take? Is it even possible? Rarely folks that say that they tried Atheism return to their Christian beliefs. It was ...
The Apostates vs. The Never-Believers - PatheosPatheos (blog)
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German shoe firm called Atheist having problems shipping packages to the ...
A German shoe firm is having problems shipping its products to customers in America, and it's founder thinks it's all down to its name - Atheist. About half the shipments of Atheist shoes to the God-fearing U.S. have been beset by lengthy delays, and ...
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ChristCore, reviewed: An atheist punk goes inside Christian hardcore
ChristCore. Rating: Director: Justin Ludwig. Rated: not rated. Duration: 74 minutes. Release date: May 04, 2013. Synopsis: ChristCore is an inside look at Christian hardcore music by atheist punk rocker Justin Ludwig as he goes on tour with two ...
Atheist Group Hands Out Brochures in Fla. School District - The Christian Post
A Florida-based atheist organization has left approximately 5,900 various brochures, booklets, and books on secular views at several public high schools in the Sunshine State. The Central Florida Freethought Community performed this action Thursday, ...
That’s right: a mob of snarling, vicious atheists on PCP descended on an innocent, pious group of reverent Christians, on their knees and heads bowed in prayer, and brutally clubbed and stabbed them. Just ask Ken Ham.
Oh, wait, no…what actually happened is that the Answers-in-Genesis inspired exam given at this one school came to light, and thousands of people expressed their dismay at the miseducation being delivered in the name of Jesus Christ. You’ve probably seen it. It’s so, so dumb.
It’s got everything: the earth is only thousands of years old, dinosaurs and people coexisted, “Were you there?” Ken Ham is shocked that people all around the country saw that abominable collection of lies and were appalled, and immediately curled up into the traditional persecuted Christian ball of martyrdom.
Now, this Christian academy is not a large school. Yet the atheists went after it with incredible fervor. The school administrator informed us she knew that the school would be involved in a spiritual battle after the quiz went public, but she was not expecting such ferocity. She told us she was shocked at the level of hate that the atheists poured down upon her, the teacher, and the school in general.
This is clearly a sign that the atheists are taking over the world and opposing good Christian morality. Ham even has a list of all the evil things atheists are doing.
How Are Atheists Becoming More Aggressive in America?
Billboards promoting atheism and attacking Christianity have popped up across the country.
The American Humanist Association has launched a special website for children to indoctrinate them in atheism.
An atheist rally in Washington DC last year had a special promotion to encourage kids to attend their atheist camps.
Atheists have been increasingly using terms like “child abuse” to describe the efforts of Christians who seek to teach their children about creation, heaven, and hell.
Many atheists claim that children belong to the community, not to their parents.
Atheists have actively opposed any effort in public schools to even question a belief of evolution or suggest there are any problems with it.
My reply consists of simply referencing the material on the Answers in Genesis site.
Does the quiz cited above give even the slightest acknowledgment of any education in the evidence backing up evolution?
Hypocrites and liars. Typical Christians.
Homeless Man 'Tests' Kindness Of Religions; Atheist Passersby Seem To Give ...
Although we can't say for sure how much money is shown in the photo, the bowls labeled "atheist" and "agnostic" seem to be the fullest. According to Reddit user Ventachinkway, who posted the picture Monday to the r/atheism subreddit, the man in the ...
From a lovely article in the New York Review of Books about octopods:
Richard Dawkins, 'Islamophobia' and the atheist movement
Sam Harris is about as consistent as Glenn Greenwald is concise, which made their exchange of multi-thousand word cowpats last month particularly grueling reading. That's a shame, because Harris dropped a retrospective clanger that very few people ...
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'Islamophobia' and the Atheist movement
Whether or not 'Islamophobia' is a valid term, leading Atheists like Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins have been confused, inconsistent and blundering in their attempts to talk about Muslims. Sam Harris is about as consistent as Glenn Greenwald is concise ...
Atheist shoes go missing in God-fearing US
Godless Berlin-based shoe firm Atheist has enjoyed runaway success over the past year, and garnered orders from around the world - but it seems their faithless brand name is causing problems for shipments to the United States. Detectives' beloved ...
Atheist brochures distributed in Orange schools Thursday
The district agreed to the atheist groups' request to avoid a lawsuit, the same reason the Bible distribution in January was allowed. Williamson said his group believes religion has no place in school. "Our goal is to ensure that if there's a public ...
Atheist group hands out fliers in Orange Co. schools, still might sueWFTV Orlando
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Morocco: Atheist On The Run - Morocco Board
Imad-Iddine Habib, The founder of "Morocco's ex-Muslim Council", is hiding from the police. The security services want to question the Activist who calls for the right of Moroccans to be allowed to officially recant Islam if they wish to. "It's been ...
Hiding in CasablancaAljazeera.com
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Atheist group hands out fliers in Orange Co. schools, still might sue
Orange County Public Schools on Thursday allowed an atheist group to distribute fliers to students at about a dozen high schools, but that might not be enough to keep the group from taking legal action against the district. The atheists said even ...
Atheist brochures distributed in Orange schools ThursdayOrlando Sentinel
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